Ireland Automotive Sales Data & Trends


Here you will find annual car sales figures for Ireland. These statistics are Total Market Volumes, which include passenger cars as well as light commercial vehicles (LCVs).

Since the late 1990s, the Irish car market has fluctuated between 65.000 and 280.000 annual sales. From a peak of over 270.000 sales in 2000, the market fell back to 175.000 three years later, before recovering to almost 230.000 sales in 2007. In the next two years, the market collapsed by more than 70% to a new low of just 66.000 sales, and recovered quickly the next year. 2012 and 2013 were below 100.000 sales again, but between 2013 and 2016 car sales doubled in three years time, before dipping again for three straight years from 2017 to 2019. In recent years, LCV sales have typically made up around 15% of total car sales in Ireland but peaked at 17,8% in 2019.

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Annual Vehicle Sales

Annual Vehicle Sales Chart

Source: ACEA